Active Grants: 0

GDP (current US$): 56.16 billion (2017)

Population: 3.46 million (2017)

Major Partners

INFORM Risk Rating: 1.5

Risk data from INFORM, a global open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters, uses a scale from 0-10, with 10 as the highest level of risk.

Primary Hazards

For additional information on the natural hazard risk profile, visit ThinkHazard.


GFDRR supports activities to strengthen disaster and climate resilience in this country. Additional information forthcoming.

Grants Awarded by GFDRR 2007 - Present

Strengthening Uruguay Meteorological Services
$200,000 10/2015 - 12/2016

World Bank Engagements 2012 – Present

Project Description
Uruguay Road Rehabilitation and Maintenance Program - AF
$70 million | Start date: 03/2017 (Ongoing)

The Project Development Objective is to improve the condition of the Uruguay National Road network and enhance road sector management.